Posts tagged "furniture"
Salone Del Mobile | Our favourite picks

Salone Del Mobile | Our favourite picks

This years’ Salone Del Mobile came and went in a flash and treated us to some gorgeous furniture in the process. Salone is the creme de la creme of the yearly furniture shows, and it’s cemented itself as the most eagerly awaited furniture show in the calendar. Predicting trends and upcoming trusty pieces to incorporate...
Stockholm Furniture Fair '16 Round Up

Stockholm Furniture Fair ’16 Round Up

Hello troopers, have you made your way back from Sweden yet? Stockholm Furniture Fair returned all guns blazing this year and PENSON team was fortunate to be a part of it. While it’s impossible to round up an event of such scale, we will foolishly attempt to do so. We couldn’t help but notice several reoccurring themes and developments...
Don't be square!

Don’t be square!

DON’T BE SQUARE . BE ROUND! Because a circle’s circumference provides the largest edge-to-area efficiency when compared to a rectangle or any other shape, HOTCAKES.com project tables are 20% more efficient in the take-up of office floor space, when compared with any other shape of desk. This brings many spatial benefits, such as freeing-up floor...
PENSON's Design Shopping Guide

PENSON’s Design Shopping Guide

The countdown to the 2015 London Design Festival has begun – the fun starts in less than a month. In anticipation of the festival we’ve carefully selected the most inspiring design stores in London, helping you make the most of your visit. From uber cool showrooms showcasing stylish homeware and concept stores to upcycling warehouses – we’ve trawled...
Popular misconceptions about interior designers

Popular misconceptions about interior designers

Every time I introduce myself to someone from a different walk of life saying I work with a team of interior designers I often get this “okay not bad” nod. In these scenarios I always expect the talk of home makeover shows, slick periodical spreads, IKEA and discounts on habitat.com Assisting interior designers while not being a designer myself allowed...
Clerkenwell Design Week | Newbie Tips

Clerkenwell Design Week | Newbie Tips

This year was my first time at Clerkenwell Design Week and to be honest with you I wasn’t quite sure what to expect as I am quite new to this field and have never been a part of an industry event of this scale. Clerkenwell is one of the most historic, creative and culturally rich...
Clerkenwell Design Week 2015| Round up

Clerkenwell Design Week 2015| Round up

Six years in and it’s still one of the best events in the London design calendar. With new venues popping up every year and plenty for visitors to participate in and interact with, one this is certain – it’s a show you come away from feeling inspired. We started our day in Design Factory at...
Stockholm Furniture Fair | Trends 15/16

Stockholm Furniture Fair | Trends 15/16

This year saw the return of ever popular Stockholm Furniture Fair. Since its first fair in 1951, it has grown into what is generally considered as one of the two top-notch furniture fairs in Europe – the other one being Salone del Mobile in Milan. SFF for interior designers, purchasers, architects and enthusiasts is like...
Upcoming Design Events. Part I

Upcoming Design Events. Part I

As a team of interior designers we always look for opportunities to take a sneak peek at tomorrow’s trendy creations.  And how could we not? New technology and innovative ideas inspire us to create intelligent, beautiful and tailored designs PENSON is known for. With this in mind, this week we decided to share our favourite major design...
PENSON's Pick: Home library

PENSON’s Pick: Home library

You’ve started wearing your thick pyjamas with long sleeves. You go to work in the pitch black, you come home in the pitch black. Every borough has a Christmas market; and 10 degrees is considered a heat wave ….  It’s official – Wintertime is here. I greet December with mixed emotions: firstly sad about how horrible and grey...
Translating LFW Trends To Design

Translating LFW Trends To Design

As I’m sure you’re all aware, last week London Fashion Week descended on the capital and flooded the streets with stylish megababes in extravagant outfits. We all paid close attention to the shows as the week unfolded, as we believe that it’s important for the world of design to take huge influences from the world...
5 Tips For A Successful CPD

5 Tips For A Successful CPD

1) For the love of God, bring lunch We have busy schedules, so when we set up a CPD we have to organise it during our lunch hour, otherwise we simply wouldn’t have the time. When we give up our lunch break to watch your presentation and learn about your products, that means we don’t...